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Language Academy
School Information:
7030 Nations Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
Courier # 532
P: 980-343-5815 | F: 980-343-5854
Principal: Ynez Olshausen
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: K-8
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Waddell Language Academy
Creating Bright Futures in Six Languages
School Announcements
Click here for Dreambox learning website.
1/26/2015Read full story
The 6th Chinese Language Competition sponsored by Confucius Institute at NC State will open the registra-tion in January 2015.
1/20/2015Read full story
MARDI GRAS / FASCHING is coming up! Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
1/20/2015Read full story
The Magnet Open House is now scheduled on Thursday (1/22) at 6:30pm.
1/20/2015Read full story
South Mecklenburg High School Open House on Thursday, Jan 22nd at 8:45 am in the Media Center.
1/20/2015Read full story
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Current Calendar Events
Jan 26Taiko Club at 3:30 - 4:30pm in Auditorium
Jan 27Magnet Tour ES
Feb 3Orchestra Concert at 6:30pm in Auditorium
Feb 9Taiko Club at 3:30 - 4:30pm in Auditorium
Feb 23Taiko Club at 3:30 - 4:30pm in Auditorium
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Waddell Language Academy (formerly Smith Academy of International Languages) is a K-8 language immersion magnet located in Charlotte, North Carolina. We offer language immersion in Chinese, German, French, and Japanese for grades K through 8. We also offer Beginning Spanish in middle school. To discover more about language immersion and Waddell Language Academy, please explore our website or contact us.

Parents of Prospective Students: We welcome your inquiries, and we love to talk about our school. We cannot, however, accomodate impromptu visits. If you would like to talk to someone about the school, please call or email to schedule an appointment. Also, we do not give tours to individuals. Our group tours (also called open houses) are scheduled from November to February. To find out more about enrollment in CMS and magnet schools, please visit

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